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Product Description: Nominated for both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, Ishmael Reed now returns with a boisterous and irreverent collection of nonfiction writing. "Always provocative, sometimes infuriating, this collection reminds us that the purpose of art is not to confirm and coddle but to provoke and confront"...read more

Hardcover:

9780201624625 | Perseus Books, October 1, 1993, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The noted African American novelist, poet, and critic discusses Clarence Thomas, Rodney King, Muhammad Ali, and the 'pilloring of black males'

Paperback:

9780201408324 | Perseus Books, February 1, 1995, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Nominated for both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, Ishmael Reed now returns with a boisterous and irreverent collection of nonfiction writing.

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Product Description: As a fiercely independent thinker, Ishmael Reed, author of Mumbo Jumbo, Flight to Canada, Reckless Eyeballing, and other works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, is often in conflict with the culture that appears to have a compulsive need to cage its artists and intellectuals in worn-out cliches and labels...read more
By Bruce Dick (editor), Ishmael Reed and Amritjit Singh (editor)

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9780878058143 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, January 1, 1996, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: As a fiercely independent thinker, Ishmael Reed, author of Mumbo Jumbo, Flight to Canada, Reckless Eyeballing, and other works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, is often in conflict with the culture that appears to have a compulsive need to cage its artists and intellectuals in worn-out cliches and labels.
9780030178115, titled "The People's Chronology: A Year-By-Year Record of Human Events from Prehistory to the Present" | Harcourt School, July 1, 1979, cover price $27.95 | also contains Conversations With Ishmael Reed, The People''s Chronology: A Year-By-Year Record of Human Events from Prehistory to the Present | About this edition: Now in paperback and updated through 1993, the ever-popular People's Chronology presents more than 35,000 entries that chronicle the major historical events in 30 categories of human endeavor--from art to communications to literature to music to religion to science and more.

Product Description: African-American, Irish, Italian, European, and Native American perspectives on race are all included in a collection of essays by such writers as Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka, Frank Chin, and others who argue that the image of a black-white conflict is obsolete...read more
By Ishmael Reed (editor)

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9780788197499, titled "Multi-America: Essays on Cultural Wars & Cultural Peace" | Reprint edition (Diane Pub Co, May 1, 2001), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: African-American, Irish, Italian, European, and Native American perspectives on race are all included in a collection of essays by such writers as Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka, Frank Chin, and others who argue that the image of a black-white conflict is obsolete.
9780670867530 | Viking Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A broad range of perspectives on race is included in a collection of essays by such writers as Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka, Frank Chin, and others who argue that the image of a black-white conflict is obsolete

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9780140259124 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, February 1, 1998), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A broad range of perspectives on race is included in a collection of essays by such writers as Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka, Frank Chin, and others who argue that the image of a Black-white conflict is obsolete

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An anthology of the finest erotic writings by African Americans collects the most passionate, disturbing, and revealing sensual perspectives, drawing heavily on the multifarious strains of the black experience, with work from seasoned and new writers alike. Original. 20,000 first printing.

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9780312198503 | Griffin, February 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of African American erotic literature includes poetry, fiction, and essays by such authors as Ntozake Shange, Lenard D.

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Product Description: Ishmael Reed's electrifying first novel zooms readers off to the crazy, ominous kingdom of HARRY SAM a miserable and dangerous place ruled for thirty years by Harry Sam, a former used car salesman who wields his power from his bathroom throne...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781564782250 | Dalkey Archive Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Ishmael Reed's electrifying first novel zooms readers off to the crazy, ominous kingdom of HARRY SAM a miserable and dangerous place ruled for thirty years by Harry Sam, a former used car salesman who wields his power from his bathroom throne.

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One of the nation's premier African-American writers serves up a trenchant, witty, politically charged, satirical collection of stories, poems, and essays. Reprint. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780465068937 | Basic Books, April 1, 2000, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: One of the nation's premier African American writers serves up a trenchant, witty, politically charged, satirical collection of stories, poems, and essays.

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9780465068944 | Basic Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: One of the nation's premier African-American writers serves up a trenchant, witty, politically charged, satirical collection of stories, poems, and essays.

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Jazz, voodoo, the Cotton Club, gangster, bootleggers, black mysticism, it's a kaleidoscopic view of Harlem in the 1920s. Dave Adams (Mojo) plays the voodoo detective, Papa LaBas. In 3D sound, with a cast of thirty actors: Black, White, Chinese, Latino, African, Haitian, you name it. Awesome with headphones. 2.5 hours. 2CDs

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9780385056755 | Doubleday, August 1, 1972, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Jazz, voodoo, the Cotton Club, gangster, bootleggers, black mysticism, it's a kaleidoscopic view of Harlem in the 1920s.

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9780684824772 | Scribner, June 1, 1996, cover price $16.00
9780689707308 | Atheneum, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: This novel examines the African-American culture and its deflation

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An extensive multicultural anthology showcases poets from all walks of life, including Gertrude Stein, Ai, Bessie Smith, Askia Toure, and Ernest Hemingway, and covers American poetry from its pre-Columbian beginnings to the hip hop lyricists of today. Original.
By Ishmael Reed (editor)

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9781560254584, titled "From Totems to Hip-hop: A Multicultural Anthology of Poetry Across the Americas 1900-2002" | Da Capo Pr, December 30, 2002, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Collects American poetry divided into sections such as nature, family, and politics, by individuals including Bessie Smith, Langston Hughes, Agha Shahid Ali, Marianne Moore, Tupac Shakur, Russell Leong, and Ernesto Trejo.
9789990045666 | Pub Group West, December 1, 2002, cover price $0.02

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A collection of essays by the author of Airing Dirty Laundry is a social criticism of the perpetuators of what he identifies as America's war on the black population, citing historical and ongoing conflicts while noting areas of responsibility in governmental, media, and public arenas. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780465068913 | Basic Books, December 1, 2002, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Offers a collection of seventeen essays, book reviews, and profiles addressing racial attitudes in American society.

Paperback:

9780465068920 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, January 7, 2004), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Offers a collection of seventeen essays, book reviews, and profiles addressing racial attitudes in American society.

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Collects American poetry divided into sections such as nature, family, and politics, by individuals including Bessie Smith, Langston Hughes, Agha Shahid Ali, Marianne Moore, Tupac Shakur, Russell Leong, and Ernesto Trejo. (view table of contents)
By Ishmael Reed (editor)

Hardcover:

9781560255000 | Thunder''s Mouth Pr, January 1, 2003, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Collects American poetry divided into sections such as nature, family, and politics, by individuals including Bessie Smith, Langston Hughes, Agha Shahid Ali, Marianne Moore, Tupac Shakur, Russell Leong, and Ernesto Trejo.

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By Ishmael Reed (introduced by) and Charles Wright

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9781562791278 | Mercury House, February 1, 2003, cover price $14.95

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A evocative portrait of the muticultural landscape of Oakland, California explores the city's complex history, cultural diversity, landscape, architecture, and landmarks, from the perspective of a urban center that reflects the newly emerging America. Read by the author.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739306857 | Abridged edition (Random House, October 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the multicultural landscape of Oakland, California, explores the city's complex history, cultural diversity, landscape, architecture, and landmarks, from the perspective of an urban center that reflects the newly emerging America.

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'David Matlin's account of his experiences teaching in American prisons exposes the corruption of the prison business and the inhumanity of our system of punishment in the United States'--Provided by publisher.
By David Matlin and Ishmael Reed (foreword by)

Paperback:

9781556435492 | 2 edition (North Atlantic Books, February 28, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 'David Matlin's account of his experiences teaching in American prisons exposes the corruption of the prison business and the inhumanity of our system of punishment in the United States'--Provided by publisher.

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Paperback:

9781413480146 | Xlibris Corp, August 31, 2005, cover price $16.99

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Culled from four decades of writing, a volume of multicultural poetry offers insight into the MacArthur fellow's spiritual and political beliefs as well as his journeys throughout America, Japan, Africa, and other regions, in an anthology that includes pieces on such topics as war, prejudice, and George W. Bush.

Hardcover:

9780786717880 | 1 edition (Da Capo Pr, April 11, 2006), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Culled from four decades of writing, a volume of multicultural poetry offers insight into the MacArthur fellow's spiritual and political beliefs as well as his journeys throughout America, Japan, Africa, and other regions, in an anthology that includes pieces on such topics as war, prejudice, and George W.

Paperback:

9780786719532 | Carroll & Graf Pub, May 28, 2007, cover price $15.95

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By Ishmael Reed (introduced by) and August Wilson

Hardcover:

9781559363044 | Theatre Communications Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $25.00

Explores the muticultural landscape of Oakland, California, discussing the city's complex history, cultural diversity, architecture, and landmarks, from the perspective of a urban center that reflects the newly emerging America.

Hardcover:

9781400045402 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, October 1, 2003), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Explores the muticultural landscape of Oakland, California, discussing the city's complex history, cultural diversity, architecture, and landmarks, from the perspective of a urban center that reflects the newly emerging America.

Miscellaneous:

9780307419941 | Crown Pub, December 18, 2007, cover price $16.00

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Paperback:

9780061695131 | Harper Perennial Modern Classics, January 1, 2009, cover price $13.99

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